Morocco booked a place in the last 16 games of the Africa Cup of Nations, but Gabon, Guinea and Senegal could also pass, but after four Friday games in Cameroon, four-time champion Ghana There is a risk of losing early.
Morocco defeated the Comoro Islands 2-0 to take the lead with 6 points in Group C, holding Ghana 1-1 in the second match at Yaoundé, winning an equalizer in the second half, and then Gabon. Continued with 4 points.
Jim Allevinah’s 88-minute strike will almost certainly pass as one of the four best third-place finishers in the six groups, even if Gabon isn’t one of the top two in the group.
However, Ghana is at stake in some respects and must not miss the chance to defeat Comoros in the final group match in Garoua on Tuesday to move forward for the first title in 40 years. ..
The match ended with an unpleasant punch-up after giggle fouls were scattered by Benjamin Tette of Ghana for a wild punch thrown into Flaca after the match.
Gabon’s points were greatly celebrated at their camp and joined captain Pierre Emery Cuau Bameyan despite training on the eve of the clash after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) was released before the match. It became even sweeter by refusing to let it from COVID-19 quarantine.
“According to the CAF Medical Commission, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyan, Axel Maye and Mario Lemina are barely able to participate in this match due to the isolation of COVID. Health checkups show heart lesions and CAF I didn’t want to take the risk, “the Gabonese Football Federation tweeted.
Early in Buffsam, Guinea and Senegal played a 0-0 draw nL1N2TU1HD and remained at the top of Group B with 4 points.
Senegalese coach Aliou Cissé then said midfielder Papa Guayer had to be removed from FIFA’s starting lineup.
“Pap Guayer had an administrative problem shortly before the match began. Five minutes ago, he was informed that FIFA had suspended him on a transfer between his clubs, Marseille and Watford.” Said.
“His lawyer informed us around 11am this morning, but there was confirmation shortly before the meeting, so we removed him from the matchsheet.”
Senegal already lacked 10 players in the COVID-19 separation and their depleted resources were shown with overwhelming performance.
Frank Mango scored two goals as Malawi beat Zimbabwe 2-1 nL1N2TU1ZP in another Group B match to move up in the last 16 matches.
On Saturday, Nigeria will face Sudan and Egypt will face Guinea-Bissau in Group D of Garua.
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Soccer-Morocco reaches the final 16 and Ghana wants to be at stake at the Cup of Nations
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